Nazis’ Children at the World Economic Forum


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Among those attending this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos are Chrystia Freeland, (Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and avid supporter of the Ukrainian State) Ursula von der Leyen and of course the founder of the WEF Klaus Schwab who have in common that their fathers or grandfathers were leading Nazis.

The basis of Nazism and fascism is corporatism – that democracy-bypassing, unholy alliance between right wing big business and left wing socialism, both sustained by and exploiting the totalitarian State. The biggest parade of that combination today is the “World Economic Forum” and its annual meeting in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. How politicised this “economic” forum has become can be seen in the above image. And how disreputable in other ways is reported here:.

The “Stakeholder Capitalism” which Schwab promotes is of course classic corporatism which Schwab sees as a positive aspect of “the Chinese model”. He describes China as 

“a very attractive model for quite a number of countries” because like all corporatist fascists Schwab wants to enforce “Order” on the world:

If no one power can enforce order, our world will suffer from a ‘global order deficit.

Dictators and imperialists always seek “Order” (their own) while democrats seek international competition, a myriad forms of freedom and development daily challenging economic and political power with individuals and countries seeking advancement as an example for others. Only through competition between alternatives can truth be revealed and prosperity promoted.

But the Nazi and fascist traditions persist, nurtured by the European Union, founded as it was by leading Nazis and Fascists and latterly by NATO in which, post 1945, many leading roles are filled by “former” Nazis. Werner von Braun became the Head of NASA, Kurt Waldheim became the Secretary General of the UN, Walter Hallstein became the first President of the European Union (EEC), Adolf Heusinger became NATO chief of Staff, Hans Globke became State Secretary under Adenauer – to mention but a few. (see my book And into the Fire

But what of the trio of Nazis children/grandchildren who are attending this year’s WEF meeting in Davos?

Chrystia Freeland, Canadian Deputy Prime Minister sits on WEF’s board of trustees and is a fanatical Ukrainian apologist identifying with extreme Ukrainian Nationalists. Her grandfather was a  Jew hating Nazi and editor of the fascist Polish newspaper Krakivski Visti which operated under the notorious rule of Hans Frank (executed after the war). Expropriated from a Jewish owner under Nazi law, Krakivski Visti published an editorial on 6th November 1941 which said:

“There is not a single Jew left in Kiev today, while there were 350,000 under the Bolsheviks, the Jews “got their comeuppance.”(referring to the mass shooting of Kiev’s Jewish population at Babi Yar. In just two days, Sept. 29-30, 1941, a total of 33,771 people were murdered.)

No wonder Freeland uncritically supports the politically ugly State of Ukraine today.

Klaus Schwab the Dr Strangelove figure who dresses in quasi masonic regalia and boasts of controlling governments through his “graduates” – ie attendees at his World Economic Forum conferences. A world hegemonist promoting corporatist power, transhumanism, technocratic elites, the end of private property and the end of nations.

No wonder – since his father Eugen Schwab headed the Nazi supporting Swiss engineering firm Escher Wyss which used slave labour (it maintained a small special camp for forced labourers on the factory premises) and helped to produce heavy water for the Nazis nuclear programme in Norsk Hydro’s plant in Norway. Despite British and Norwegian resistance raids on the plant (depicted in the film The Heroes of Telemark!) Escher Wyss’s technology came close to providing Hitler with a war winning nuclear bomb. Escher Wyss was praised personally by Adolf Hitler and was designated a “National Socialist Model Company”. 

Schwab became a director of the merged Sulzer Escher Wyss in the mid 1960s when the firm was involved with the supply of nuclear technology for the development of South Africa’s nuclear weapon.

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission has a slightly less pernicious connection to the Nazi period (and ironically Ukraine). Her grandfather Carl Albrecht a Bremen Cotton trader who spoke Russian, worked for the Nazi Ministry of Foreign Affairs and arranged the economic aspects of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact in 1939. Once Germany invaded the Soviet Union, her grandfather was important for the Foreign Ministry. Carl Albrecht was mainly active in Ukrainian matters from 1941 to 1943 – at the height of Nazi and Ukrainian Nationalists atrocities in Ukraine.


Addressing his WEF Schwab boasts:

“Let’s also be clear: The future is not just happening. The future is built by us a powerful community as you here in this room. We have the means to improve the state of the world, but two conditions are necessary. The first one is that we act all as stakeholders of larger communities, that we serve not only our self-interest, but we serve the community. That’s what we call ‘stakeholder responsibility’. And second, that we collaborate. This is the reason why you find many opportunities here during the meeting to engage in very action- and impact-oriented initiatives to make progress related to specific issues on the global agenda.”

The point about the “global agenda” is that its proponents are unconstrained by public discussion and election to parliament or the messy business of offering a manifesto to the peoples of nations. A few people organise and summarise the discussions and expect their “graduates” to install their conclusions in Government programmes. Schwab does not even bother with the UN’s legislative dictates to Government. His people work inside those governments and inside the large corporations which lobby them.

That is corporatism. That explains the mess the world is in. Schwab’s “Great Re-set” is no more than perpetuating the power structures which brought about the chaos, the debt crisis, the pandemic and its COVID dictatorship and excess deaths, the powerlessness of parliaments and the road to world war.

In other words it is not a world solution but re-setting a world disaster.


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